The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980, January 18, 1934, Page 8, Image 8

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The OREGON STATESMAN, Salem, Oregon, Thursday Morning, January 18, 1934
Cub Bear, Caught in Trap, Is
: Curiosity for Visitors
; lh Town
DETROIT, Jan. 17. Construc
tion Of a new Urge frame store
building lor Roy Newport la well
vnder way, with the frame and
aiding up. The new building, er
ected at the side of the old store,
will -be a combination general
Merchandise and confection en
terprise. The old store will be con
verted Into' a service station and
A cub bear In a cage at the
Moore home here continues to at
tract attention. The cub was
caught In a trap set by Keith
Moore and was brought to town
allte. The trap was located about
two miles from town. Trappers
her! are experiencing a pretty
onI winter. Alrlie Dickie recent
ly got a mink and a good-sized
Persons traveling In and out
f Detroit this week have found
the road blocked in several places
for short times, due to falling of
snags in the government fire pro
tectioa program. Road crews un
der direction of the county court
are clearing the debris along the
road route.
Prospects now are that Ham
mond camp No. 17 will not reopen
-until April or May.. The camp
closed down December 14 when
forced to do so by about 18 inches
of snow. However, snow was a
hindrance for only about two or
three days, and no quantity snow
has been experienced since that
time. This is the first time in
many, many years that It would
have possible to carry on logging
operations throughout most of the
BROOKS, Jan. 17. The sev
enth of a series of card parties
was held in the clubhouse .and
was well attended. Five tables of
600 were in play. High score
prizes went to Bessie Aspinwall
and Ray DeRoche; low score to
Mrs. William Cottew and Sig Har
ris. The Brooks Ladies' Aid society
wil hold Its regular meeting in
the Methodist chureh Thursday
afternoon. Election of officers for
the coming year will be held.
. Mrs. F. Sturgis has gone to Al
sea to visit her son-in-law and
daughter Mr. and Mrs. William
Miles and son. Mrs. Charles Haw
kins was called to Yoncolla on ac
count of the illness of her mother,
Mrs. Brown. Mrs. Brown fell and
broke her ankle recently. Mr. and
and Mrs. George Lower y have as
their guests their son-in-law and
daughter Mr. and Mrs. Otis Phil
lips and two children of McAllis
ter, Okla. Oren Phillips, accom
panied his brother to Oregon,
v Miss Ellen Hackit has been ser
iously ill in the- Salem ' hospital
but is recovering and expects to
be able to be brought home the
last of this week.
Bible Conference
At Monmouth Gets
Crowd of About 100
MONMOUTH, Jan.' 17. A
covenant bible conference, spon
f. aorea by students and young
people of the Baptist and Evan
gelical church congregations of
Monmouth during the week end.
drew out an attendance of ap
roximately 100.
Mrs. Evelyn McCluskey, Port
land, a well known bible teacher
and Christian Endeavor worker,
! had charge of the bible class work
-. presented in six meetings. She was
assisted by Mrs. Howard Bran
son, Monmouth, who conducts a
regular weekly class in bible study
at tn Evangelical cburcb, and
teaches the Friday bible school
each week in the training school
Saturday night a banauet was
the featured event, arrangements
being In charge of women of the
Baptist and Evangelical churches.
', 1. Floor Paint
High grade interior floor
paint in several qa
- good colors eJC
2. Lunch Kits -
Heavy standard size .kit,
with American inade pint
.vacuum no
bottle V rS"
: 3. Cups and Saucers
.Extra large size, semi-por
iCelahV white body and
heavy glaze, Q
DAYTON, Jan. 17. A large
crowd attended the social night
of the Webfoot grange held at
the Webfoot i hall Saturday. A
group of comic readings was given
by J. W. Lorett and Mrs. Theo
docia Magnees and a song by Yer
da Magness, all of Dayton. The re
mainder of the interesting pro
gram was by local members. Re
freshments were served followed
by games and dancing.
ficers of Kings Valley grange were
Installed at an open meeting Fri
day night with State Deputy Ar
thur Brown from Salem acting as
installing officer assisted by State
Juvenile Matron Charlotte Blake
of Corvallis, Worthy Master Ed
Blake of Mountain View grange,
Mrs. Ida Lock, home economics
chairman of Mountain' View
grange, and Mrs. Reta Chambers
of the local grange. Ed Hosmer
and the Misses Doris Corbin, lone
Plunkett and Dorothy Blackwell
formed the assisting quartet.
A program was arranged by the
lecturer, Mrs. C. L. Bump. The
Rltner community orchestra, con
sisting of Charles Kerber, Pete
Peterson, Charlie Rhodes, Glen
Frits, Clel and. Neva Kerber and
Wilson Bump entertained with old
time music Dorothy Blackwell
played a violin solo assisted at
the organ by Miss Corbin. Mr.
Brady, principal of the local high
school, spoke In favor of the sales
tax, and Mr. Brown of Salem,
spoke against it. Polk County Po
mona Master Glen Adams of
Brush College grange, was a vi
sitor. Walter Lock, past master
of Mountain View grange, was
also a visitor.
RICKREALL, Jan. 17. The
first session of the new year was
held by local grange Friday night.
Mr. Gillette of Monmouth, spoke
to the group upon law enforce
ment. Mr. Gillette is a candidate
for district attorney. Elmer Cook
of West Salem, another candidate
for the same Polk county office
was also present.
After the meeting was open
ed officers who had not been in
stalled were duly installed by F.
E. Pence, assisted by Addie Beav
er, acting lady assistant; these
were assistant steward, Loren
Wilson; Crees, Alice Wilson, and
treasurer, W. W. Rowell.
Floyd Larkin and Arthur Riney
were candidates and were initiat
ed into the first and second de
grees at Monmouth Saturday. A
letter was read from Grand Mas
ter Ray Gill stating that while the
state grange opposed the sales
tax the individual members should
vote according to his own belief.
The Rickreall grange went on ;ec-
ord early last year as opposing
this tax.
Mrs. P. O. Powell or Monmouth
installed the officers of the Juv
enile grange. Fifteen members of
the Rickreall grange visited the
regular meeting of the Monmouth
grange Saturday for the first of
a series of open house meetings
to be held by the Polk county
granges. The next will be with the
Brush College grange in Febru
MONMOUTH, Jan. 17. Mon
mouth's civic club has voted to
start a city library in the council
room of the city hall. A librarian
has not been chosen. An approved
list of books will be prepared to
aid in determining contributions.
A movement to improve city
parkings includes a determined
effort on part of the club to get
property owners to plant suitable
trees in empty parkings on all
streets of town.
Speakers at the last club meet
ing were Rev. W. A. Elkins
Mayor Bowersox, O. C. Christen
son, representing the Lions club
Dr. L. E. Forbes. Legion com man
der, and Mrs. J. B. Lorence, a
member of the Legion auxiliary.
It is probable that steps will be
taken to secure CWA funds to
help In the work of parking beau
Elimination of credit losses, office and
bookkeeping expenses, and collection
costs enables us to sell merchandise for
DECEMBER PRICES. Book accounts
are being rapidly closed. Please do not
ask for credit. Our new prices prove
that you can . .
Pay Cash and Pay Less
eo. 1. Alei
STAYTON, Jan. 17. The local
P. T. A. held another interesting
meeting Monday night Following
a short business session, the flag'
connt awarded the flag to the
seventh and eighth grades, but
since the first grade bad not as
yet had the flag, the upper grades
passed it to it until the next meet
Prof. Tobie spoke on the pro
posed CWA school to be opened
here and reported that 10 nave
so far signed up. Charles S. Mc
Elhinny of Salem with the Ore-
eon Mutual Life Insurance com
pany, gave a talk on tuberculosis
and Its control. Mrs. W. J .Mlckle
witx who sang two pleasing num
bers accompanied by Mrs. Adams.
Both were from Salem.
Dr. O'Dell gave an illustrated
lecture on tuberculosis. It was
most interesting. He stated that
90 per cent of the tubercular
cases may be cured if taken in
time. Symptons are cough over six
weeks, tiring easily, pains in
chest, temperature, loss of weight,
loss of appetite. Rest in bed, fresh
air, good food and gas treatments
are used in combating the disease,
which takes two or more years to
The doctor is located at the
state tubercular hospital and
stated that there are 250 beds
there and at present there are 60
on the waiting list.
Mr. Phelps, grade school prin
cipal, announced the clinic which
is to be held at the school Thurs
day, January 18. An announce
ment was also made that hot
lunches are to be served and that
Misses Ruth Humphreys and
Louise Gassner would prepare
them. The play which is being
put on for the benefit of the as
sociation will probably be given
February S.
Charles B. Titus passed away
quietly at the residence, 2275
Laurel avenue Tuesday afternoon
at 3:30 o'clock. He was born
September 15, 1852, at Herricks
vilte, Pa., where he ipent most of
his life. He and Jennie Arnold of
Waverly, N. Y. were united in
marriage October 19, 187o, and
made their home at No. Towanda
Pa., where Mr. Titus was active
in political and community af
Both he and Mrs. Titus were lead
ers in musical circles and church
activities being life long mem
bers of the Me'-hodist church. De
spite his advanced age the deceas
ed was very active until about
three months ago when a weaken
ed heart condition confined him
to his room. Mr. Titus was for 20
years n active member of the
Patron? of Husbandry and was af
filiated with Chemawa grange at
the time of his death.
He is survived by his daugh
ter, Mrs. D. B. Kleihege of Sa
lem; son, Herbert C. Titus of
Longview, Wash, granddaughters,
Gertrude, Allene, Mildred, Doris
and Barbara Titus of Longview;
sisters, Mrs. Corwin Cross of Sin-
clairville, N. Y. and Ms. A. D.
Palmer of Cascade, Mont. He
leaves a host of friends and rela
tives in Pennsylvania and in Sa
lem and vicinity.
Services will be held here Fri
day and commitment made in the
family plot at East Herrtck, Fa.
WOODBURN,' Jan. 17. Mr.
and Mrs. Ronald Burnett who
haved lived In McMinnville since
last fall, have returned to Wood-
burn and will reside at 1175
Hardcastle avenue. Mr. Burnett
who was instructor in Smith
Hughes department of Woodburn
high school for several years re
signed last fall to accept a posi
tion as appraisor for the Federal
Land bank at McMinnville. His
headquarters have been transfer
red to Salem.
WOODBURN, Jan. 17. A
meeting will be held Thursday
night at the Duncan tire shop to
organize a band in Woodburn.
DAYTON. Jan. 17 A Jull
house of patrons attended the re
gular monthly meeting of the
Webfoot community club at the
Webfoot schoolhouse Friday ev
ening. Twenty Linfleld college
students of the dramatic depart
ment gave an interesting program
followed by a short mixed pro
gram by the school.
The Community club will meet
Fridav. January 19. at 8 p.m. A
good program Is being arranged,
Including musical numbers ana a
play, "Jimmy or Ned." The set
ting is placed in - a dormitory
room of a select girls' school, af
ter the bell has rung for "lights
out." Characters are Genevieve
Scharf, Katherine Blanton, Faye
Colwell. Katherine Scharf and
Fern Colwell.
Brooks Club Elects
BROOKS. Jan. 17 At the
annual election of officers held at
the club house by the Brooks
community club, and these offi
cers were elected for the coming
tut! President. Mrs. A. M. Dun-
lavy; vice president, Mrs. Mary
Martin; secretary, Mrs. Virgil
Loomis: treasurer. Mrs. Cecil V.
Ashbaugh. The next meeting will
be held January 25, and win he
an all day meeting with pot iucic
dinner at noon. All ladles of the
community are invited to come.
AUBURN. Jan. 17 The Au
burn Community club will hold
itn reenlar meeting Friday night,
January 19. Mrs. L. B. McClen-
don, Mrs. Carl Kreb&lei, ana
Mrs. Leo Sutter are the members
of the program committee. Mrs.
Harvey Armstrong is chairman
of the refreshment committee. An
people interested are invited to
MONMOUTH. Jan. 17. The
40th wedding anniversary of Mr
and Mrs. A. J. Haley was cele
brated at their home in Mon
mouth Sunday, when a group of
relatives surprised them, bringing
a basket dinner and gifts. Miss
Henrietta Fisher and A. J. Haley
were married January 1, 1894 at
the home of the bride's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Fisher in Mon
mouth. Both the Haley and Fish
er families are descended from
early pioneers of this section.
Guests present at the wedding
40 years ago, who were also here
for the anniversary were Mr. and
Mrs. E. M. Haley. Camas, Wash.,
A. C. Haley and T. F. Haley both
of Portland, and Mrs. Carrie
Donaldson of McMinnville. Others
present were Mrs. A. C. Haley
and daughter Mary, Mrs. T. F.
Haley, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Haley
and children Harold Ralph and
Barbara Jean, all of Portland,
Wilbert Donaldson and Mrs. Min
nie Beckley, McMinnville.
Mr. and Mrs. Haley have lived
in the same house in Monmouth
most of their married life. They
were engaged in dairying for 17
years. Mr. Haley has served the
school district of Monmouth as
clerk and has served as a dedcon
in the local Christian church for
26 years. Mrs. Haley Is active.
Their son Harold is affiliated with
the Northwest Public Service com
pany of Portland.
Sues Statesman
For $75,000 Libel
Damages of 875,000 tor alleg
ed libel were asked by Dave Al
len here yesterday from The
Statesman Publishing company in
a suit filed in circuit court. Allen
requested 850,000 compensatory
damages and $25,000 punitive
In his complaint he contends
The Statesman on August 24,
1933, carried a story vrhich set
out that he bad been arrested on
a charge of running a disorderly
house. Allen says he was never
charged with such an offense. In
his complaint he contends the
libel was "wilful and malicious."
4. Roller Skates
Full size, sturdy structure,
rubber cushioned, ball bear
ing skates, 98C
5. Food Choppers
No. 2 size, with four pol
ished and ground QQ
cutting disks OuC
6. All Copper Wash
Heavy gauge copper with
corrugated bottom. No. 8
GATES, Jan. 17. Housemov-
Ing from the right-of-way of the
new road continues to be the chief
Interest at Gates. The old shoe
shop belonging to Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Joost was torn down and
a sew house is under construction
near the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Joost The old building, not solid
enough to be moved, had to be re
built by the county crew which Is
doing, the work. . .
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Jack
Doyle was moved back several
feet Monday. This almost com
pletes the housemoving at Gates
excepting for railroad property
which is to be sold to highest bid
der. Mrs. Charles Porter and daugh
ter Mary lee, guests at the home
ot Mr. and Mrs. Sam Donnell dur
ing the past week, left for their
home in Portland Tuesday. Mr.
and Mrs. Lang Stafford have mov
ed from Mill City to their former
home south of Gates. Mr. and Mrs.
Stafford moved away a few years
ago and the place has been oc
cupied by a brother, Russel Staf
ford, who will remain on the place
SCIO, Jan. 15. The first and
second year shorthand classes, un
der the direction of Miss Doris
Neptune, will present the program
auring tne. activity period Friday
of this week. The class ha3 bur
lesaued O'Henrv's "The Romance
of a Busy Broker." Those taking
part will be Rose Schwindt, Elsie
Hetzendorf. Geraldine Rodeers.
Thelma Karnosh. Lorene Trallinz-
er, Margaret Combs, Vivian Mar
in ana Everett McDonald.
Black Calf Oxfords
Dressy Street Styles
High Cuban Heels .
Black Kid Suede Pumps
Cuban Heels An Ideal Dress (
Number, Regularly $4.85 Now Z
black CalK
Cuban heels for dressy street wear . . . regularly $5.00 Now
Black Calf Leather Pumps
Cuban heels, light in weight, dressy regularly $5.00 Now
Black Kid
French he,els, for
Black and
Calf leather, light
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RICKREALL, Jan. 17. r The
Greenwood Farmers' Union has
elected these officers for 1934:
E. F. Brown, president; W. B. Al
len, vice-president; R. D. Pence,
secretary. The unit meets the first
and third Tuesday of each month.
AURORA, Jan. 17. A num
ber of visiting sportsmen from
neighboring! valley towns attend
ed the annual meeting of the Rod
and Gun club held at the I. O. O
F. hall Monday night.
Officers elected were president,
Dewey S. Miller; vice - president,
Charles Feller: secretary - treas
urer, Lester Reed; trustees, Willis
Yoder and Percey Will.
A dutch lunch that was a dutch
lunch was served to Senator Sam
Brown, Gervais, Ben Clagget, Sa
lem, and some 80 others from
Woodburn, Canby, Donald, Hub
bard, MackSburg ana tne Aurora
Rod and Gun club members.
WOODBURN. Jan. 17. The
Future Farmers ot America chap
ter of Woodgurn high was en
tertained at the high school Fri
day night by the home economics
club of the school. The committees
In charge were Vivian Cowan,
Rosemary Corey and Bonney Lou
Pfaffineer. entertainment, and
Floris Nelson, Edna Schrock and
Mary Jane Shaw, refreshment.
dress . . . regularly $5.90
Brown Oxfords
in weight, Cuban heels
JEFFERSON, Jan. 17. Mrs.
E. J. Alexander received word of
the death ot her sister Mrs. Rud-
ama Arean Miller, 87, at her home
in Drain, Saturday morning after
a two weeks' illness.
Rudama Walter, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. R. Walter, was born
in Monroe county Ohio, Septem
ber 11, 1841 and with her parents
crossed the plains by ox team in
1850-51. They located In Oregon
at Howell prairie. They also, liv
ed in the vicinity of Jefferson for.:
many years, later moving to
Drain. July 19, 1863, she was
united in marriage to William C.
Miller at Salem. To this union 10
children were born. Mr. Miller
and one son preceeded her In
Surviving are five sons and four
daughters: Fred of Tillamook, Ira
of Bandon, Charles of Drain,
Billie of Smith River, Monroe of
Marcola; Mrs. Rhoda Pearson of
Winchester, Mrs. Daisy Klrtley of
California, Mrs. Amy Medley of
Portland, and Mrs.. Lucy Wilcox
of Ashland. Also survived by two
sisters, Mrs. E. J. Alexander of
Jefferson, and Mrs. L. B. Foy of
Seattle, and a brother Fred Wal
ter of Toledo. Funeral services
were held from the Christian
church at Drain, Tuesday morn
ing, January 16, with interment
in Leona cemetery.
Purbrick Car Hit Norman B.
Purbrick, 900 North Commercial
street, reported to city police that
his automobile, parked at Com
mercial and D, had been stuck by
car operated by a driver who was
not Identified. No damages were
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. . . reg. $6.50 Now
Pairs for the
Price of
When Buster Brown Says 2 for one it's
simply 2 pahs for the original price of one
pair our way of saying .
Since there is very little hope that
any amount of good onions can
be salvaged front the contents of
the large onion house on the
Hayes i place destroyed by fire
early Tuesday morning, carload
loss will mount considerably over
the figure reported yesterday.
Fire, water and chemicals used
In combating the flames damaged
the onions.. to such an extent that
very few would prove marketable
contrary to- first Indications.
Heavy rain Tuesday afternoon
added to the improbability of sav
ing any large amount. As a result
about a 25 Airload loss has re
sulted. Rehearsals for the men's Febru
ary community club program were
begun this "wek. Two one - act
plays ' will be presented, "An
Eveless Eden," and "April Fools.'
What was thought to be an out
break of scabies at the local
school proved to be poison oak
upon examination by the health
nurse Tuesday, Four pupils were
sent home Monday on scabies sus
Your eyes may require sev
eral examinations or Orth
optic training before re
ceiving: final correction.
Don't be deceived by hasty
"free" examinations.
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